Yesterday I wrote a quick post about my home improvement efforts. Today I get to show you how my beloved husband trumps all my efforts.
Our home when we bought it:
And as of ten minutes ago:
Note the new railings (not quite finished -- we have to paint them) and this weeks' work -- the new retaining wall (one week! It took me about the same amount of time to strip the fireplace).
Here's a close-up of the retaining wall (for you, Mom!)
I'll take a little credit in the fall, after I get some plants in and soften the lines a little, plus adding color. But my beloved definitely trumps me on the home improvement. Fortunately, I can cook, so I win indoors.